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Google Play Deletes Thousands Of One-Star Reviews of CNN App

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Nearly 20,000 one-star reviews of the CNN App disappeared overnight on Google Play, boosting CNN’s ranking on its system.

CNN is currently under fire from people across the political spectrum for its frothing anti-President Trump coverage and for blackmailing an online Meme creator into apologizing and refraining from making any more memes showing Trump beating up icons representing the CNN network.

Trump supporters and others are pummeling the CNN App with one-star reviews on Google Play and similarly lowering CNN’s ratings on other services. But many of these one-star reviews are disappearing.

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Citizen activist Alex Irizarry took a screenshot of CNN’s ratings on the Google Play store late this week. The screenshot shows 49,294 one-star reviews for the CNN App out of 280,499 reviews total.

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But when Irizarry posted another screenshot of the Google Play store on Saturday, the numbers were markedly different. The number of one-star reviews was down to 30,146 (19,148 less than it had been). The number of total reviews was down to 260,983 (19,516 less than it had been). There were also 49 fewer two-star reviews. Magically, the CNN App’s rating had gone up from a 3.8 to a 4.0.

When Big League Politics checked the Google Play count at 3:30 PM Saturday, the number of one-star reviews had increased slightly again to 30,190 but was still much lower than it had been just days before.

In the absence of any other explanation, it is clear that Google Play deleted thousands of one-star reviews of the CNN App.

Nevertheless, the Apple App continues to reflect the one-star frustrations of many Trump supporters and Fake News haters.

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New Mexico Bureaucrat Arrested for Vandalizing State GOP Headquarters

Cameron Chase McCall is a former intern for New Mexico’s Democratic governor.

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A New Mexico state employee heavily connected to the state Democratic party is being charged with vandalizing the Republican Party’s headquarters in the state.

Cameron Chase McCall was arrested Thursday in relation to spray-paint vandalism of the Republican Party offices in Albuquerque. The Expo New Mexico employee was caught on surveillance cameras spraying the words “still traitors” on the building.

Republican Party officials say the vandalism will cost more than $4,000 to repair.

A quick look into McCall’s background shows his motives to be readily apparent. McCall is a former intern for New Mexico’s liberal Democratic governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, when she was a member of congress. She condemned her intern’s behavior in a statement released following his arrest.

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Albuquerque police are also investigating if McCall is responsible for a closely similar incident back in March, when the same Republican Party offices were spraypainted with the word “traitors.” Sources indicate that the same kind of spray paint was used in both incidents. The initial act of vandalism inspired Republicans to install cameras at the offices, which proved crucial in identifying McCall as the culprit of the latest political crime.

Expo New Mexico is a state-run convention center in Albuquerque. A Bernalillo county judge identified McCall as a “sponsorship coordinator” for the venue during his initial appearance in court on Thursday. McCall was suspended from his job following his vandalism arrest, and officials with the entity state that he’ll be fired if he’s convicted of the charges.

McCall has been released on bond to await trial. He’s one of several political zealots to make national news recently for acting on their hatred for the Republican Party by committing crimes.

 

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